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Originally posted by cainey
reply to post by canadiansenior70
If everyone thought like that we'd never advance as a civilization. It's like saying "If man were meant to fly he'd have wings" Well you know what? We don't, but that didn't stop us did it?
Do you really think that we'll stop going further into space because of cosmic radiation? No we'll find a way to protect ourselves against it and head out there. That's what the human race does if we hit a wall we'll either find away around it or knock it down.
By this point I have no doubt told you more than you really wanted to know about the Van Allen belt and the Apollo radiation problem! Nevertheless, I have barely scratched the surface, and waved my hands a bit, to make it seem likely that I'm not full of baloney. But in the end you always have to either do it all yourself, or trust a stranger completely, or try to find some path in between: which means understanding a little science, so you can judge for yourself if my arguments make any sense at all, check a little, think about it, maybe do a bit of research on your own from the references if you are interested. The only alternative is to trust no one and do everything, which is simply impossible for anyone; or really give up all your judgements to other people, who may be saints or crooks, wise or insane. I hope you will try to find the possible but not perfect in-between path by learning some science. It is hard, but it is fun and interesting, and it gives you your own power to think and evaluate for yourself, albeit in a limited and imperfect way.
I lived out of my country for almost a year and wanted to keep going to even more hostile territories. Here's the real kicker: I came back healthier than before! Care to explain that?
Originally posted by r3axion
Originally posted by canadiansenior70
"The likelihood of one individual being right increases in direct proportion to the intensity to which others are trying to prove him wrong." - - Harry Segall *
So you're saying the most likely thing that happened is the launch that millions of people watched on TV, was fake..
As opposed to you failing to give credit to human ingenuity and accepting the fact of our scientific development and achievements....
That makes a lot of sense, really.
The space program, as well as other programs, (are) is just another way to spend money on black ops.
That's an opinion with no factual basis.
That's not even a good comparison. Humans inhabit every climate on Earth.